Jerry Linch has over 30 years coaching experience in high school and club. He was the Varsity Coach at Friendswood High School from 2004-2010. He finished with a career record of 253-56, with a district record of 85-3. All seven years as varsity coach, Friendswood reached the Regional Championships, with two State Semi-Finalists teams and one State Finalist team.
Jerry has coached several collegiate Division I athletes and a few that went on to play professionally.
Jerry has coached all levels of club volleyball ages 1 –18. He has qualified 13 teams for USAV Junior National Championships with three of them qualifying in the Open Division. He has coached three different teams to a top 3 at finish at Junior Nationals. Coached several players receiving All-American status at USAV Nationals.
TGCA All Star State coach.
Galveston County coach of the year – multiple years.
District coach of the year – multiple years.
Greater Houston Coaches Association board member.
Most recently coached the AVA 15 Rox volleyball team with Haley Jacob with a team record of 56-12. This team won 1st place in the Chicago Windy City Qualifier in the USA division, 5th place at the Lone Star Classic Qualifier in the USA division, 1st place in the Open Division at Triple Crown in Salt Lake City, 1st place in the Open division at the Cross Court Classic, 1st place in the 17’s Non-Bid division at the Lone Star Regional Championships, pre-qualified next year for the Tour of Texas, 2nd place in the FAST Warmup and 1st place in the Houston Power League Stop 1. Jerry coached them to finish in 5th place at the USAV Girls Junior National Championships in the USA Division, with an overall finish of the 19th team in the entire Nation!